Support Worker

Location: Colchester
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £19266 per annum
Reference: 7225
Contact Name: Kelly Carroll
Expiry Date: 2021-08-12
Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a reliable and motivated Support Worker supporting people with learning disabilities in the community. Do you want to make a difference daily and give support and enable them to live as independently as possible, then look no further! The position is based in Colchester, Suffolk.

MUST BE ABLE TO DRIVE FOR THIS POSITION.

My client is well established, and their services are managed to a high standard due to their continued growth and development opportunities they are recruiting for Support Workers with the confidence and ability to make a difference. As a Support Worker you will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

This is a great opportunity and will not be around for long!

Salary – Support Worker salary starts at £19,266.

Hours – 39 hours Full Time

Shifts – This role is shift work, including long days, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Area – Colchester, Suffolk

Responsibilities – Support Worker – Days

Working with all levels of the Staff team to always safeguard our people.

Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the community.

Assisting with practical matters relating to care (cooking, cleaning etc.)

Creating positive relationships with the people and offering the unconditional dignity and respect.

Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, and cultural needs of the people.

Continually maintain the accurate and clear record keeping.

Ensuring that the needs of the person are being met and reviewed and record changes to those needs.

Skills required – Support Worker – Days

 

You do not need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker.

A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.

Ideally you will already hold a Level 2 Health and Social Care Diploma or have the willingness to undertake.

Resilience to keep going at difficult times and to ask for support if needed.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Basic level of Maths and English is required.

Experience with challenging behaviours and mental health is desirable.

 

Benefits –

 

A competitive salary

Comprehensive training

Pension

Life Assurance

20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday

Occupational Maternity Pay

NVQ Funding

Free on-site car parking.

Career development opportunities for those that want them.

Fully funded enhanced DBS.

Health Cash Plan

Access to thousands of retail discounts.

 

The position of Support Worker is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users. If you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Kelly Carroll at the Peterborough Office on 0173 3 606 2 40 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is in Colchester.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.  Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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